Safran Group division Turbomeca (Stand 1503) has inked a long-term agreement with Bristow Academy to supply engine maintenance training. Under the partnership, Bristow Academy will have the ability to train pilots and mechanics as part of the Turbomeca training network. The engine maker is also expanding its reach in the UK, with contracts in place to support the Ministry of Defence and a number of civil EMS and police operators. The UK fleet of Turbomeca engines stands at around 750 in service on around 600 helicopters. Bristow Academy can be found at Stand 1410 during Helitech, with Bristow Helicopters on display at Chalet 9.
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